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Boys, girls’ tennis teams each capture a couple of wins

Boys, girls’ tennis teams each capture a couple of wins

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams each won two out of three matches in recent competition. Coach Dave Schulz said he’s pleased with the progress of his young teams through the spring. “We are very competitive,” he said. “The girls are improving tremendously.” • At Lake Roosevelt (March 29) The Lady...
Mountain Lions pile up PRs, build momentum for home track meet

Mountain Lions pile up PRs, build momentum for home track meet

By Don Nelson Liberty Bell High School track and field fans will get their first opportunity to see the Mountain Lions at home when they host Entiat, Brewster and Chelan on Thursday (April 21). Events begin at 4 p.m. The boys’ and girls’ squads will be coming off the Brewster Co-ed Relays on April 12...
Lowland lakes open for fishing April 23

Lowland lakes open for fishing April 23

Trout fishing in Washington hits full speed April 23, when several hundred lowland lakes — stocked with millions of fish — open for a six-month season. That date also marks the start of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) first lowland lake fishing derby, which runs through Sept. 6. To participate on opening weekend, Washington anglers must...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Keeley Brooks

Mountain Lion of the Week: Keeley Brooks

This week we are honoring seventh-grade track and field athlete Keeley Brooks as the Mountain Lion of the Week. Keeley is a standout student with a standout attitude. She brings energy, enthusiasm, curiosity and open-mindedness to her teams and classes. Keeley has been nominated multiple times throughout the school year. Here is what the people...
The longest ride

The longest ride

Vern Herrst’s planned 2,200-mile horse ride across the West and Midwest is part personal challenge, part fundraiser and part homecoming. Herrst, of Winthrop, intends to ride his saddle horse Nikki, with a pack horse trailing along, to his hometown of Howell, Michigan, for his 50th high school class reunion in late August.
Liberty Bell baseball team runs away in winning three games

Liberty Bell baseball team runs away in winning three games

It was an all-or-nothing week for the Liberty Bell High School baseball team, which won three games with football-like scores but took a loss when the Mountain Lions could muster only two runs. On March 29, Liberty Bell won its first home game of the year over Waterville, 17-7. Sam Thomsen pitched 3-1/3 innings for...
Lady Lions split 4 in first home games

Lady Lions split 4 in first home games

The first home game of the season produced the first win of the season for the Liberty Bell High School softball team, which split four games in three days of action last week. The Lady Lions started the week with a 12-11 loss at Pateros on March 28, giving up an 8-0 lead, coach Lee...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Devin Surface

Mountain Lion of the Week: Devin Surface

Congratulations, Devin Surface, for being this week’s Mountain Lion of the Week. Devin, a sophomore, is a standout pitcher on the Liberty Bell softball team. Devin’s resiliency and leadership are as apparent in the classrooms as they are on the playing diamond.  She is active in many facets throughout the community; she is a truly...
Projects to revamp parking, trailheads in Mazama may begin later this year

Projects to revamp parking, trailheads in Mazama may begin later this year

A series of recent developments has brought a plan – in the works for almost a decade – to reconfigure trailhead parking and provide more accommodations for businesses, residents and tourists in the Mazama core closer to reality.
Fitzmaurice sets school record at Cashmere track meet

Fitzmaurice sets school record at Cashmere track meet

The Liberty Bell High School track team showed signs of rounding into mid-season form in a four-school meet at Cashmere last Thursday (March 31), with a slew of personal bests and one school record. Junior Lauren Fitzmaurice became the first girl in…